An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.
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 Kirstie Alley (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Eddie Falcone (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Kevyn Shecket (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Quinn Taylor Scott (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Herself (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Max Cooper (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sam Rascal (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 2005)
Tait Ruppert ...
 Chuck Manson (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Carmen Electra (1 episode, 2005)
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 Himself (1 episode, 2005)
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 Larry King (1 episode, 2005)
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 Melissa Gilbert (1 episode, 2005)
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 Robert - Kirstie's Father (1 episode, 2005)
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 Johnny Knightley (1 episode, 2005)
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 Herself (1 episode, 2005)
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 John McGuire (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Jimmy - Kirstie's Brother (1 episode, 2005)
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 Herself (1 episode, 2005)
Kevin Sasaki ...
 Singer (1 episode, 2005)
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 Police Officer #1 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Kid Rock (2 episodes, 2005)
Harvey J. Newmark ...
 Party Musician #1 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Dr. Sigmund von Oy (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Jillian - Kirstie's Mother (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Leah's Friend (1 episode, 2005)
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 Little Jorge (1 episode, 2005)
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 Female Prison Guard (1 episode, 2005)
Matt Gould ...
 Interviewer (1 episode, 2005)
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 Agent (1 episode, 2005)
Mark Z. Stevens ...
 Party Musician #2 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Woman in Restaurant (1 episode, 2005)
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 McG's Stand'in (1 episode, 2005)
Laura Dash ...
 Little Person #1 (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Police Officer #2 (1 episode, 2005)
Edward W. Vodicka ...
 Party Musician #3 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Waiter (1 episode, 2005)
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 Leah's Friend #2 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Actor (1 episode, 2005)
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 Cop #1 (1 episode, 2005)
Sandra Genovese ...
 Paparazzi #1 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Angel (1 episode, 2005)
Steve Maye ...
 Cop #2 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Man in Car #2 (1 episode, 2005)
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 Carmen's Friend (1 episode, 2005)
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 Little Person #2 (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Man at Counter (1 episode, 2005)
True Parker ...
 Vincent (1 episode, 2005)
David Guzman ...
 Little Person #3 (2 episodes, 2005)
Jackie Harris ...
 Canadian Angel (1 episode, 2005)
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 Stephen Wilcox (1 episode, 2005)
Selene Luna ...
 Little Person #4 (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Nosy Lady (1 episode, 2005)
Stacey Woods ...
 Receptionist (1 episode, 2005)
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 Scottish Crewman (1 episode, 2005)
Susan Rossitto ...
 Little Person #5 (2 episodes, 2005)
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An actress (Alley, playing a version of herself) struggles to lose weight and revive her Hollywood career.

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Fat Actress is about the life of overweight Hollywood actress Kirstie Alley. It is loosely based on her actual life, but is primarily satirically fictional. See more »

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Featured in I Love the New Millennium: 2005 (2008) See more »

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Great Show too bad only one season
11 April 2007 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I think Kirstie Alley is fantastic! She is hilarious and so is her ensemble cast. Bravo to Kelly Preston - she was hysterical! ...I recently gained a lot of weight and am an actress - paid? no, recognized? no, but I do understand how hard it is to get parts and how you just want to hide away, but yet you love the acting so it's a freakin' vicious cycle. Especially when the parts you want to get are for skinny people. And understandably so. It takes physical energy to be an actor. Being obese is not healthy nor is being anorexic.

I'm glad Kirstie has found solace in Jenny Craig. That's not my weightloss option of choice, but hey whatever works and different strokes for different folks....in saying all of that...

I still think that she could have continued the show for another season even though she lost a lot of weight. There were still topics to explore and I think she would have done that marvelously.

I can't wait to see Kirstie in more roles soon!! Keep it up girl!


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